Man of the Beatitudes – Chapter 2

Note: This is part of a new serial fiction series focusing on the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, following the life of a fictional character as he encounters the saint. New chapters are rel… Source: Man of the Beatitudes – Chapter...

Man of the Beatitudes – Chapter 1

Note: This is the beginning of a new serial fiction series focusing on the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati, following the life of a fictional character as he encounters the saint. New chapter… Source: Man of the Beatitudes – Chapter...

TENTH MONDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD TENTH MONDAY OF ORDINARY TIME June 8, 2020 WORD of the DAY When he saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began to teach them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you. (Matthew 5: 1-12) How shall I live this Word? When we read: “blessed...